What is xpnetdiag.exe?

xpnetdiag.exe is part of Microsoft® Windows® Operating System and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the xpnetdiag.exe version information.

xpnetdiag.exe's description is "Network Diagnostic for Windows XP"

xpnetdiag.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows Component Publisher.

xpnetdiag.exe is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about xpnetdiag.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on xpnetdiag.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionNetwork Diagnostic for Windows XP
Internal namexpnetdiag.exe
Original filenamexpnetdiag.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version5.1.2600.5512
File version5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft® Windows® Operating System
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionNetwork Diagnostic for Windows XP
Internal namexpnetdiag.exe
Original filenamexpnetdiag.exe
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. All rights..
Product version5.1.2600.5512
File version5.1.2600.5512 (xpsp.080413-0852)

Digital signatures [?]

xpnetdiag.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows Component Publisher
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA
Certificate serial number6102307e000000000006

VirusTotal report

None of the 51 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the xpnetdiag.exe file.

None of the 51 anti-virus programs detected the xpnetdiag.exe file.

Folder name variants

xpnetdiag.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\WINDOWS\Network Diagnostic\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5aac1d4ee39df138c5d30ac5883e3b59f
SHA2565c1e37e498b561ab32304f277481c6bc4274f71ca666830d6acf27b5a8052e27

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to xpnetdiag.exe:

xpnetdiag.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

xpnetdiag.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Network Diagnostic for Windows XP has stopped working.

End Program - xpnetdiag.exe. This program is not responding.

xpnetdiag.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

xpnetdiag.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with xpnetdiag.exe. 16% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 116 users.

User vote results: There were 19 votes to remove and 97 votes to keep

Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

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